Origin of sundae
Examples from the Web for sundae
The sundae is meant to be a delectable marriage of textures: squishy and crunchy.
One less Democrat in the Senate would make for a nice little cherry on their sundae.
The effect is like eating a sundae and some bacon, not a bacon sundae.
Sundae ingredients are typically small and can be taken in manageable bites for a mouthful of flavor.
Looking across the little table at him over her sundae, she questioned him with innocent impudence.Bucky O'Connor|William MacLeod Raine
Jessie feared that Belle would overhear the comments of Burd and her chum, and she hurried the eating of her second sundae.
She had a sundae and bought some chocolates for Mrs. Peabody, and then remembered the farmer's remark about the nursery.Betty Gordon at Bramble Farm|Alice B. Emerson
She wanted to find Eva Larry, who would be down town, too, and treat her to a sundae.The Corner House Girls|Grace Brooks Hill
A George Washington sundae, please, with plenty of ‘sundae’ on it.
British Dictionary definitions for sundae
Word Origin for sundae
Word Origin and History for sundae
1897, American English, thought to be an alteration of Sunday, perhaps re-spelled in deference to religious feelings; but the reason for the name is uncertain; perhaps "ice cream left over from Sunday, on sale later." For a fuller account of the speculations, see H.L. Mencken, "The American Language," Supplement I (1945), pp.376-7.